• Cycling Shorts Sponsors Team Jadan - Official Launch

    Cycling Shorts Sponsors Team Jadan – Official Launch

    Saturday saw the launch of a new women’s cycling team – Team Jadan, hoping to change the image and progression of how women are involved in road racing. Team Jadan had its official presentation in the historic East Yorkshire town of Beverley at the eponymously named Beverley Arms Hotel. As you may or may not […]

  • Yorkshire Festival of Cycling at Harewood House

    Yorkshire Festival of Cycling at Harewood House

        Organisers of the Dare 2b Yorkshire Festival of Cycling have released a promotional video in anticipation of the fast approaching Tour de France Grand Depart. Filmed in the grounds of Harewood House, which will host the race itself as well of thousands of fans visiting for a weekend of cycling festivities, the video […]

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    GP Twenty20 Cycling First European Cyclocross Race to give Equal Prize Money

    The Koppenbergcross will be the first European cyclocross race to give equal prize money, reported in a press release today.  In co-operation with Twenty20 Cycling, the Koppenbergcross in Oudenaarde sets a new milestone in the history of cyclocross as they become the first European cyclocross race to provide equal prize money for elite men and women. This brings the Koppenbergcross in line with the […]

  • HELEN_WYMAN_CX

    ‘Starting Cyclo-cross’ with Helen Wyman

    The Cyclo-cross (CX) season may be well and truly underway, but there’s still plenty of time to get kitted out and give it a go. With my first off-road sportive coming up at the weekend, I caught up with European Champion and newly crowned 8 time National CX Champion Helen Wyman to get her top […]

  • INTERVIEW WITH JOANNA ROWSELL MBE

    Interview with Joanna Rowsell MBE

    I caught up with recently crowned National Time Trial Champion Joanna Rowsell MBE to find out her plans for the next few months and her thoughts on the whirlwind of a year that brought her further success at the Olympic Games in London and her seamless transition to the road. Jo was about to ride […]

  • Pushing the Limits - Team Sky's approach to training Sports Directors

    Pushing the Limits – Team Sky’s approach to training Sports Directors

    When you’re growing up, everyone wants to be the hero –PM, astronaut, fighter pilot, racing driver – but nothing achieved in any of those roles ever happens without a vast latticework of support. Cycling is not immune; indeed, when Wiggo thrust cycling into the faces of an otherwise unknowing public last July, the nuances of […]

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    Alex Dowsett Interview

    I caught up with new Movistar signing Alex Dowsett and he kindly answered a few questions.   Off-Season What is a typical off-season for Alex Dowsett? I’ll spend 3-5 weeks where the only bike I may look at is my mountain bike, it’s good to step away from it all to refresh the body and […]

  • Marianne Vos talks to Cycling Shorts

    Marianne Vos talks to Cycling Shorts

    Click play button to listen. Heather and Annie chat to all conquering World and Olympic Champion Marianne Vos at Revolution 38 where she faced off against Lizzie Armistead. Related links: Follow Marianne on Twitter Visit Marianne’s official website Cycling Shorts Revolution 38 Report Revolution Series website Enter our howies Revolution Series T-Shirt Competition     […]

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Blackpool Crits Flyer 2014

Lewis Balyckyi Memorial Crits

It’s been a few years since bike racing hit the Prom in Blackpool, but this year the Lewis Balyckyi Memorial Crits have left the Palatine circuit and have moved on to the Prom at Bispham.  Further details can be found below: Organiser Jerrod Hartley has been working extremely hard behind the scenes to secure the […]

TdF 2014 - Team Presentation to be a Show Stopper

TdF 2014 – Team Presentation to be a Show Stopper

PRESS RELEASE Tickets for the biggest ever Tour de France Team Presentation Ceremony in history will go on sale this week. The biggest stars from the world of cycling, including Chris Froome and Mark Cavendish, from all 22 teams will grace the stage as part of a spectacular live event. The show will take place […]

The Pain and the Glory - Prize Draw

The Pain and the Glory – Prize Draw

  Competition Time!   Harper Collins are very kindly giving you lucky people the chance to get your hands on a hardback copy of The Pain and the Glory. A glorious, fully illustrated insider account from Team Sky of the greatest summer in British road cycling history, as team-mates Sir Bradley Wiggins and Chris Froome go […]

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Review – The Pain and the Glory

  The Pain and the Glory The official team sky diary of the Giro campaign and Tour victory Introduction by… Sir Dave Brailsford & Chris Froome Words by Sarah Edworthy, Photography by Scott Mitchell Cast your mind back to Team Sky’s annus mirabilis. Its 2012 and the halcyon day’s of Wiggo’s dominance in the stage races cumulating in […]

Review - Racing Weight CookBook

Review – Racing Weight Cookbook

  Racing Weight Cookbook Lean, Light Recipes for Athletes by Matt Fitzgerald & Georgie Fear       Matt Fitzgerald and Georgie Fear have come together to produce ‘The Racing Weight Cookbook for Athletes’. This book is aimed at endurance athletes, giving you the tools and knowledge to improve your diet, to fuel performance for training […]

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